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backhander

noun
British

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something given or promised in order to improperly influence a person's conduct or decision
  • the customs official let us know that he might be prepared to look the other way if an appropriate backhander was slipped into his palm

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The first known use of backhander was in 1803

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“Backhander.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/backhander. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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